United States: Consumer inflation expectations have been overshooting the actual price gains.
Europe: Despite the SNB’s efforts to keep the Swiss franc from appreciating, hedge funds continue to maintain net long positions.
China: This chart shows US views on China (by political affiliation).
Energy: US electricity production is the lowest in years (for this time of the year).
Credit: Business loan balances have been declining as companies pay down their revolving credit lines.
Commercial paper outstanding continues to shrink.
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Edited by Devon Lall
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